Tropical Storm Grace moving west across the Atlantic, expected to weaken _lowres


MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Grace was moving west across the Atlantic Ocean in Monday but wasn’t expected to get much stronger.

The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Monday were near 50 mph. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said little change in strength was expected during the next day or so and gradual weakening was expected afterward.

Grace was centered about 685 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands and was moving west near 16 mph.